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« on: August 21, 2005 10:41:07 AM »

It's my grandma's birthday today, and I spent all of last night painting this:



It's a floating candle bowl, so I painted on the bottom (to lessen risks of the paint chipping.)



All the pretty flowers....



Golden butterfly and creamy lotus.



*hopes this is the right board for this.* Oh ho ho! No need to worry now that Craftster has a glass board!
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« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2005 11:03:15 AM »

It is wonderful!
Your grandmother will be very happy. Congratulations!
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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2005 11:07:16 AM »

   
Very, very pretty!

I love lotusesessesssss. Wink
And I love colorful glass.

What kind of paint did you use? Is it freehand? Was it tricky?

Your grammy will indeed be very happy.
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« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2005 11:11:12 AM »

She was happy  Wink

The paint I used was glass painting paint by Pebeo, the Vitrea 160 range. It bakes in the oven. I used frosted (purple) and glossy (everything else.) The big shiny lotus in the middle used a special iridescent medium. For outliner, I used Lefranc & Bourgeois Cern' Outliner in gold.

I freehanded some of it, but the flowers come from a glasspainting book, I forget which. It was a straightforward method (just outlining then filling it in) but it still too aaaaaaaages.

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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2005 12:18:01 PM »

That looks really pretty Smiley Great job. I really like that butterfly  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2005 10:14:17 PM »

Wowww..that's pretty awesome. Amazing job, it looks perfect!
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« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2005 03:45:51 AM »

Thanks!  Grin

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« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2005 08:25:43 AM »

so so pretty. i love lotus flowers as well. i'm pretty sure that'll be my next tattoo.
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« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2005 04:58:05 AM »

That's beautiful, I love the golden butterfly.  What a great gift!  There's always something new on craftster...I never heard of glass paint.  Time for a trip to the art supply store!
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« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2005 05:58:48 AM »

Ditto on all the things I've never seen before on craftster!
How beautiful your bowl is!
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